Guest Curators (Volunteer)

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Unbound Visual Arts

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The Guest Curator will work with an exhibition team consisting of the exhibition director, exhibition assistants and exhibition designer, constituting the exhibition team. Approximately 10 hours a week is needed to create a contemporary art exhibition with a purpose that is fun, entertaining and meaningful yet still provide a strong learning environment. Exhibitions include: "The Waste Land on Earth", "Visionary Women: Champions of Peace & Nonviolence" and "Address Unknown: Traces of Hope." The responsibilities include:

* Recommend educational storylines.
* Recommend the exhibition title and subtitle that captures the essence of the exhibition.
* Prepare a curator's statement of approximately 150 words. This is not an artist's statement, but can include artist’s quotes and ideas.
* Prepare a shorter version of the curator's statement for the press release (approximately 50-75 words)
* Organize the narrative biography of the artist(s) for the press release
* Prepare a narrative biography of the exhibition team for the press release
* Write a 1-2 sentence summary of the exhibition for the postcard
* Write the artwork labels that identifies the individual artwork (artist, title, media, dimensions, price) and a short interpretative statement about the artwork, if applicable
* Make suggestions for art installation and design
* Assist with the installation
* Assist in putting the entire exhibition with images on-line
* Prepare a printed exhibition program or catalogue that includes the curator's statement, art images, all artist statements and a price list.

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320 Washington StreetSuite 200Brighton, MA 02135



  • Curating
  • Exhibition Arts
  • Visual Arts




  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Approximately 10-12 hours per month
  • Your own laptop

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